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Chocolate Waffles with Cheesecake Mousse, Mixed Berries and Strawberry Sauce

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Chocolate Waffles with Cheesecake Mousse, Mixed Berries & Strawberry Sauce
Rockit Ranch Productions
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Ingredients

Chocolate Waffles
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • teaspoons salt
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 3/4 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Cheesecake Mousse
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons confectioner's sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • Strawberry Sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups strawberries, washed, tops trimmed, halved
  • Additional Ingredients
  • 2 cups mixed berries (blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries)
  • Chef notes

    Billy Dec, restaurateur and owner of Rockit and Sunda, folds chocolate chips into his waffle batter for a sweet and delicious breakfast. The decadent chocolate waffles are topped with a rich and creamy cheesecake mousse, fresh mixed berries and a drizzle of strawberry sauce.

    Preparation

    For the Chocolate Waffles:

    Heat the waffle iron. In a mixer or using a whisk, whip the egg whites until stiff peaks appear and set aside.

    In large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, brown sugar, baking powder and salt.

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    In a small bowl, beat the egg yolks, mix in the buttermilk, oil and vanilla. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.

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    Fold in the chocolate chips. Fold in the egg whites.

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    Pour the batter into the waffle iron and cook according to the equipment's instructions. Repeat with the remaining batter.

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    For the Cheesecake Mousse:

    In a mixer or using a handheld beater, beat the cream cheese until smooth, about 2 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and beat until fully combined and smooth.

    For the Strawberry Sauce:

    In a medium sauce pan, heat the water and sugar, bring to a boil and stir until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, stir in the strawberries and allow to cool slightly. Blend until smooth in a blender or using a hand blender. Chill.

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    For the Mixed Berries:

    Wash and dry the blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and raspberries.

    To Assemble:

    Cut the waffle into four pieces as soon as it comes out of the waffle iron.

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    Spoon about 2 tablespoons of Cheesecake Mousse onto the waffle, sprinkle the mixed berries on top and drizzle with the Strawberry Sauce.

    Enjoy!